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I've been trying to find a way to emulate the windows xp behavoir regarding hibernation/stand-by. In windows xp the system first goes to stand-by and, after a designated period of time, it wakes-up and enters into hibernation (suspend-to-disk). This feature is great but it don't seems to work un linux BTW I'm running GNOME Linux Mint Isadora. Any hints?

Regards Drnoone

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Linux calls this “suspend-to-both”. Under Ubuntu (which Mint is based on), you can invoke it from the command line with sudo s2both or sudo pm-suspend-hybrid. I don't know if there is a GUI for it in Mint. Beware that support for suspend-to-both has been buggy in recent Ubuntu versions (which may justify its not being available from the GUI).

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Thanks for your help. I'll give it a try! – DrNoone Oct 25 '10 at 11:35

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